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Carlovingian

[kahr-luh-vin-jee-uh n]
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adjective, noun
  1. Carolingian.
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Examples from the Web for carlovingian

Historical Examples

  • The time of the dissolution of the Carlovingian empire is an instance.

    Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)

    Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • The changes brought about at Verona under the Carlovingian rule were many.

  • We must now proceed to give an Account of it under the Carlovingian Race.

    Franco-Gallia

    Francis Hotoman

  • The facts all meet in the Carlovingian empire, or the empire of Charlemagne.

  • I will go and swap the Carlovingian crown at Daddy Medicis'.


British Dictionary definitions for carlovingian

Carlovingian

adjective, noun
  1. history a variant of Carolingian
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Word Origin and History for carlovingian

Carlovingian

adj.

1781, from French Carlovingien, an alteration of Carolingien (see Carolingian) on model of Mérovingien (see Merovingian).

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